A symposium in honor of Professor Zac Cande's contributions to our understanding of the evolution of cell division mechanisms, and in particular to the behavior of chromosomes and the cytoskeleton during mitosis and meiosis.

Zac Cande

Thursday, March 28, 2019
9:30 am — 5:30 pm
125 Li Ka Shing Center
(UCB Campus)

There is no cost to attend but space is limited.
Click Here to Register by March 11, 2019

List of Invited Speakers

Scott Dawson Scott Dawson, University of California, Davis
Disc-o-fever: getting down with the structure, function and evolution of Giardia’s groovy ventral disc
Abby Dernburg Abby Dernburg, University of California, Berkeley
Counting to One: Patterning of meiotic recombination by a reaction-diffusion mechanism
Lillian Fritz-Laylin Lillian Fritz-Laylin, University of Massachusetts Amherst
The frog-killing chytrid fungus is a naked amoeba that can build a cell wall
Kelly Dawe Kelly Dawe, University of Georgia
The molecular mechanism of meiotic drive in maize
Niclole King Nicole King, University of California, Berkeley
Flipping out with a tide pool choanoflagellate
Alex Paredez Alex Paredez, University of Washington
Cytoskeletal innovations for sticking around
Linda Wordeman Linda Wordeman, University of Washington
Microtubule dynamics and chromosome segregation

Faculty Co-Chairs

Matthew Welch Rebecca Heald

Matthew Welch

Rebecca Heald


Download the Symposium Flyer PDF

For questions contact Deby Johns at 510-643-5524, djohns@berkeley.edu